The Resource The Royal Academy of Arts : history and collections, edited by Robin Simon ; with Maryanne Stevens

The Royal Academy of Arts : history and collections, edited by Robin Simon ; with Maryanne Stevens

Label
The Royal Academy of Arts : history and collections
Title
The Royal Academy of Arts
Title remainder
history and collections
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robin Simon ; with Maryanne Stevens
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Animated by an unprecedented study of its collections, this book tells the story of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and illuminates the history of art in Britain over the past two and a half centuries. Thousands of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and engravings, as well as silver, furniture, medals, and historic photographs, make up this monumental collection, featured here in stunning illustrations, and including an array of little-studied works of art and other objects of the highest quality. The works of art complement an archive of 600,000 documents and the first library in Britain dedicated to the fine arts. This fresh history reveals the central role of the Royal Academy in British national life, especially during the 19th century. It also explores periods of turmoil in the 20th century, when the Academy sought either to defy or to come to terms with modernism, challenging linear histories and frequently held notions of progress and innovation
Cataloging source
FSJ
Dewey number
069
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N1100
LC item number
.S56 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simon, Robin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
  • Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
  • Art museums
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Art
  • Great Britain
Label
The Royal Academy of Arts : history and collections, edited by Robin Simon ; with Maryanne Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: The Institution and the Buildings -- Chapter 2: Works of Art -- Chapter 3: The Arts of Instruction -- Chapter 4: The Archive
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xvii, 658 pages
Isbn
9780300232073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1038280417
  • (OCoLC)on1038280417
Label
The Royal Academy of Arts : history and collections, edited by Robin Simon ; with Maryanne Stevens
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: The Institution and the Buildings -- Chapter 2: Works of Art -- Chapter 3: The Arts of Instruction -- Chapter 4: The Archive
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xvii, 658 pages
Isbn
9780300232073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided by the Frank Allen Family Research Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1038280417
  • (OCoLC)on1038280417

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